Something You Should Know about Business Strategy


Confrontation - Part 2

August 26, 2014

 

Interview with Barbara Pachter, author of the book The Power of Positive Confrontation: The Skills You Need to Handle Conflicts at Work, at Home, Online, and in Life, completely revised and updated edition

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Most likely you’ve been in a confrontation with someone that got heated and didn’t end well.

 

Barbara Pachter:
When you meet someone’s aggression with your own aggression you’re giving that person power over you.

 


Barbara Pachter

How To Be More Persuasive - Part 2

August 14, 2014

 

Interview with Ruth Sherman, author of the book Get Them to See It Your Way, Right Away: How to Persuade Anyone of Anything 

 

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Mike Carruthers:
When you need to persuade someone of something, a friend, a co-worker, even your boss…

 

Ruth Sherman :
There is something very important that successful people do, that's very persuasive and that is they project confidence.


Ruth Sherman

How To Be More Persuasive

August 13, 2014

 

Interview with Ruth Sherman, author of the book Get Them to See It Your Way, Right Away: How to Persuade Anyone of Anything 

 

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Mike Carruthers:
What does it take to be a powerful persuader?

 

Ruth Sherman :
The idea that you can persuade people is rooted, I believe, in a lot of small but significant behaviors that have done well to differentiate you from the rest of the people out there.
 


Ruth Sherman

The Secret To Your Success- Part 2

August 6, 2014

 

Interview with Roger James Hamilton, author of the book The Millionaire Master Plan: Your Personalized Path to Financial Success

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Different people have different ideas on how to succeed.

 

Roger James Hamilton:
When someone like Warren Buffet says don’t go out and take risk but do things you understand and then you have someone like Richard Branson who says no, no go out and do amazing things you’ve never done before. They’re actually saying the opposite of each other and they’re both right it’s just that they have different geniuses to get there.


Roger James Hamilton

The Secret To Your Success

August 5, 2014

 

Interview with Roger James Hamilton, author of the book The Millionaire Master Plan: Your Personalized Path to Financial Success

 

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Mike Carruthers:
The road to success is different for all of us. In other words…

 

Roger James Hamilton:
Every one of us has got a genius but there’s that saying which is; we’re all born a genius but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it’s going for his old life thinking he’s stupid.
 


Roger James Hamilton

The Value Of Business Relationships

July 24, 2014

 

Interview with Jerry Acuff, author of the book The Relationship Edge: The Key to Strategic Influence and Selling Success

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Think of successful people you know and they likely have something in common...

 

Jerry Acuff:
When we look at the most successful people, almost all of them to a person, have exceptional ability to naturally build relationships.
 


Jerry Acuff

Why It's Important To Ask "Why?"

July 7, 2014

 

Interview with Bill Jensen, author of the book Disrupt! Think Epic. Be Epic.

 

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Mike Carruthers:
When you're at work and people ask you to do something the first thing you should do is ask why.

 

Bill Jensen:
Because most everyone who is sending stuff to you is just trying to get stuff off of their desk. And frankly they haven't thought through why.
 


Bill Jensen

Important Secrets To Success

July 4, 2014

 

Interview with J.R. Parish, author of the book If I'd Known Then What I Know Now: Why Not Learn from the Mistakes of Others? You Can't Afford to Make Them All Yourself!

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Ultimately our sucess in life is determined in life by how well we get along with other people. So, it's important to realize...

 

J.R. Parrish:
The greatest need of every man, woman and child on the face of the earth, after they have food, clothing and shelter- I don't think the answer to that question is common knowledge- It's the need to feel important.
 


J.R. Parrish

The Power Of Questions

July 1, 2014

 

Interview with Dorothy Leeds, author of the book The 7 Powers of Questions: Secrets to Successful Communication in Life and at Work

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you know how to use them questions can be very powerful tool for success.

 

Dorothy Leeds:
One of the powers of questions is that questions get people to convince themselves, and people believe more of what they say than what you say.
 


Dorothy Leeds

Creating Your Professional Image - Part 2

June 24, 2014

 

Interview with Sylvia Ann Hewlett, author of the book Executive Presence: The Missing Link Between Merit and Success

 

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Mike Carruthers:
To acquire executive presence you need confidence, poise and great communication skills. But what’s often left out of the equation is the right appearance.

 

Sylvia Ann Hewlett:
And you know appearance is fascinating because leaders talk out of both sides of their mouth. They say look we don’t really think appearance is that important in the long run it’s like 10% of the equation.
 


Sylvia Ann Hewlett

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